peat bog :
- n wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel
News & Articles
- Experts examine latest bog body find at County Meath turf site
Archaeologists are to examine the latest ‘bog person’ remains found in Ireland. A headless body was discovered in a peat bog in County Meath last week.
June 29, 2013 - Irish Central
- 3,000-year-old butter discovered in Ireland
A barrel full of butter, estimated to be around 3,000 years old, was found in a peat bog in County Kildare in Ireland. Two peat workers, John Fitzharris and Martin Lane, stumbled upon an oak barrel full of butter when they noticed a white streak in an Irish bog in Gilltow, County Kildare.
June 28, 2013 - Irish Central